Katrine Hansen

Please pronounce her name with an “a” at the end. “The reason my first name is spelled with an “e” and pronounced with an “a” is because my dad is Danish and that’s how it is pronounced in Denmark. The Albuquerque, New Mexico native admits that she’s had to explain that to everyone she meets, but she’s used to it.

Katrine graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting, and a Minor in Business Administration. Katrine worked as a news and weather intern in Phoenix and Houston during college. After college, she took her degree and her experience to KLST in San Angelo, Texas where her duties included reporting and weekend/midday weather anchor. Katrine came to KLKN-TV in February of 2001. She is the weekend weather anchor and reporter for Channel 8 Eyewitness News. She is an associate member of the American Meteorological Society and is currently enrolled in the Meteorology program at Nebraska University-Lincoln. “Broadcasting is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle…at the end of the day there is always a feeling of accomplishment and hopefully improvement.” “I am always trying to improve,”

Katrine adds. Katrine likes the energy of our college town and she also says that the people of Lincoln are “amazingly nice.” In her spare time she loves to travel and she’s an admitted movie buff and avid reader.